May 27 - Jul 2, 2017
Learn how to duplicate, substitute and fabricate new landscapes for the body via an introduction to mold-making, 3D scanning, and FX silicone techniques.
WednesdayJun 7, 2017
Research Roundtable 3:
This roundtable will discuss ways that collaboration can expand the boundaries of scientific research.
Jun 10 - 15, 2017
Ceramic Pit Fire and Raku Workshop
An introduction to basic pottery making, with the focus on making pieces to experiment with sawdust pit and raku firings.
Jun 12 - 13, 2017
Raku Surfaces and Firing
Explore the dramatic process of alternative firing with a focus on glazing and surface design techniques for Raku.
Jun 13 - Jul 11, 2017
All Shapes and Sizes: Collaboration for Creative Practice
Learn about collaboration as a process for working and making with others.
WednesdayJun 14, 2017
Red Hook Ecology Roundtable: June
Explore the ecological history, present and future of Red Hook’s landscape and imagine how we can band together to promote a resilient ecological future in our neighborhood.
Jun 19 - 26, 2017
RADICAL MEMES: fun 4 every1
Radical Memes is a 2-part course that explores meme history, vocabulary, and production, with a special emphasis on memes that propagate radical political content.
WednesdayJun 21, 2017
Women in Sound Roundtable: June
This roundtable brings together musicians, artists, engineers, and others to form a community around sound-based practices, centered on the experiences of female-identifying participants.
ThursdayJun 22, 2017
Tarot for Creativity
In this class we'll cover tarot card interpretations to support personal and creative growth, tarot spreads to generate ideas and flesh out concepts, and lessons from tarot archetypes to help us stay in the flow of creative thinking.
SaturdayJun 24, 2017
Explore methods for making unique prints that do not require a press and can easily be done at home; practices will include stamping, texture-transfer, photocopy transfer, stenciling, and reductive/additive painting among others.
SundayJun 25, 2017
Garden Sensor Workshop
Build an automated watering system and learn how to care for and use Indian Mustard.
Jul 6 - 27, 2017
Polyrhythm 1: Everyone is a Drummer
Explore the unique insights of rhythm and polyrhythm.
SaturdayJul 8, 2017
Laser Cut Stencils
Learn how to use a laser cutter to paint anything you want with the stencil technique!
MondayJul 10, 2017
Experimenting with Free Will
Participants will recreate the famous Libet experiment, designed to test the concept of ‘free will’, as the starting place for an investigation into experimentation and scientific knowledge.
Jul 15 - 16, 2017
Digital Animation Toolbox
Experiment with 3D scanners, webcams, audio inputs and motion sensors as tools for DIY digital animation.
Jul 20 - Aug 10, 2017
Prelude to the Great American Eclipse
Use telescopes in Pioneer Works' garden to observe and discuss the history, mathematics, and science of eclipses.
Jul 22 - 23, 2017
Solar Powered Art
Use solar panels to create mosaics and power kinetic sculptures.
WednesdayJul 26, 2017
Radial Family Charts
Learn to build a circular chart to plot the Zodiac Sun signs of your family and friends.
Jul 29 - 30, 2017
Collected Images: Collage + The Book Form
Use collage and mixed media techniques to transform your own collected material into an artist book.
SundayAug 6, 2017
Mapping the City with the Body
Through a series of guided exercises that include listening, walking, moving, and talking, we will explore how our bodies can serve as cartographic tools; helping us orient in, recognize, make sense of, and produce space.
SaturdayAug 12, 2017
Indigo Dye with Bassen Technique
Learn how to use one of Japan’s oldest stencil dyeing techniques to decorate fabric using indigo.
SaturdayAug 12, 2017
Bring Your Own Dyeable [BYOD]
Bring your own cloth items to dye with shibori patterns using indigo.
SaturdayAug 12, 2017
The Single Panel Cartoon
Study the art of the single panel cartoon and learn to create and print your own. We will discuss how to pair word and image to create a world—with narrative, satire, confusion, or humor—in a moment.